Definitions for foolhardyˈfulˌhɑr di

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fool•har•dyˈfulˌhɑr di(adj.)-di•er, -di•est.

  1. recklessly or thoughtlessly bold.

Origin of foolhardy:

1175–1225; ME folhardy < OF fol hardi. See fool1, hardy


Princeton's WordNet

  1. foolhardy, heady, rash, reckless(adj)

    marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences

    "foolhardy enough to try to seize the gun from the hijacker"; "became the fiercest and most reckless of partisans"-Macaulay; "a reckless driver"; "a rash attempt to climb Mount Everest"


  1. foolhardy(Adjective)

    Marked by unthinking recklessness with disregard for danger; bold but rash; hotheaded

Webster Dictionary

  1. Foolhardy(adj)

    daring without judgment; foolishly adventurous and bold

Translations for foolhardy

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


taking foolish risks; rash

He made a foolhardy attempt to climb the mountain in winter.

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